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Medical Term:

porphyrinopathy

Pronunciation: por'fir-in-op'a-the

Definition: A syndrome that results from abnormal porphyrin metabolism such as acute porphyria.

Synonym(s): porphyrism

[porphyrin + G. pathos, disease]

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